Good morning. It's your wakeup roundup of college football stuff. Coaches levying fines. Technically college football programs are allowed to fine student-athletes by reducing their scholarship or taking money out of their stipends, but that's a bad idea for a couple big reasons. Cincinnati and Virginia Tech coaches don't seem to think so. Show More Summary
Three Exeter players made England's World Cup squad - another reminder of the Chiefs' rise under head coach Rob Baxter.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt concedes that informing the members of his squad who will not be part of the 31-man group selected for the Rugby World Cup is "the least desirable part of my job".
The Cincinnati Bengals are two games out from the start of the regular season with plenty of lessons learned along the journey so far. Next up is a Saturday visit from the Chicago Bears, where head coach Marvin Lewis will play his starters...Show More Summary
Here: – Is Meagan movin’ on up? Keep a close eye on her. – Who knew BigCorp was really SkyNet? – Armageddon is surely upon us. – As if the Ol’Ball Coach doesn’t cause enough of a spectacle on his own… There: – Why is anyone surprised? – Boys, boys, be civil now. – Why […]
Lovie Smith hasn’t said much about his himself, but Buccaneers defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said he was fine with his head coach taking over defensive play-calling duties. Smith made the change this offseason, cutting the coordinator out of the loop on calling plays in favor of doing it himself. He might have done it sooner,…
Take that, Walter Thurmond. The old dog has learned a new trick. After being accused to not embracing “modern medicine” by his former safety who is now with the Eagles, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin gave his players a chance to do yoga or other alternative treatments during their recovery day. According to Justin Tasch…
When USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian gave a slurred speech punctuated with an expletive at an alumni event last weekend, he joined a long list of athletic coaches who have given their schools a black eye.
Take away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall. For years, college football coaches have been coming up with creative ways within NCAA rules to punish players for relatively minor missteps — sometimes hitting them in […]
Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard has been working with Jimmy Connors ahead of the US Open, prompting speculation she will appoint the American legend as her new coach.
If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game — even when they don't have the ball.
Despite still wearing a red “no-contact” jersey in practice, Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas is expected to be ready to play in the team’s season opener against the St. Louis Rams. “Earl got a lot of work this week,” head coach Pete Carroll said. “He’s getting ready to be in shape to play for the…
Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio dropped some interesting bits of insight on the evaluation of his players during a press conference after Wednesday’s practice. Some of the choice words Del Rio used to address a certain category...Show More Summary
The Irvin Davis era at Dorsey High begins on Friday afternoon at Hamilton. Davis, a former junior varsity coach, takes over for the legendary Paul Knox.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has said his team will take plenty of positives from their tour of Africa, despite losing the one-day series to South Africa 2-1
For all of those Tennessee football fans who may be concerned that 2016's recruiting class is ranked 15th following head coach Butch Jones bringing in two top-10 classes, fear not. The 2017 class is setting up to be the best of Jones' short era at the helm of the Vols. This week's back-to-back commitments from 5-star No. Show More Summary
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian still isn't offering details about what treatment he might receive in the wake of his outburst at a campus booster function last weekend, and he hasn't explained how he plans to fit it into his already busy schedule as the Trojans prepare for their Sept. 5 football opener...
So, I’m still getting used to reading my blockers and what not, but like I said, in special teams, we have schemes where we want to take the ball and where the blockers are meant to be, and for me, I can’t read if the blockers are in the right position or not. I think
The Patriots themselves have been very quiet during this whole situation, unless you count the days after the game when head coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft were forced to speak on the matter. Butler came back stronger on Thursday, though, against the Saints. ?Weve got a great working relationship with the Saints,
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat will head into the final few days of the summer transfer window facing an anxious wait over the final shape of his squad. The 67-year-old Dutchman has repeatedly urged owner Ellis Short to sanction the acquisition of further “quality” signings in the belief that the […]